Before entering academia Tom worked as a professional dancer and choreographer. He performed with the Royal Ballet and for choreographers, Wayne McGregor, Will Tuckett and Michael Clark; his own work was commissioned by the Royal Opera House, Channel 4 Television and the Institute of Contemporary Arts, amongst others. Tom received his BA in Classical Studies from the University of Bristol in 2010 and joined the USC Classics program the following Fall. His research interests are poetry, gender and performance in the ancient world.
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